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Additional Working Days Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT 
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT 

LOK SABHA 
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3894 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.01.2019 

ADDITIONAL WORKING DAYS UNDER MGNREGS 

3894. SHRI K.C. VENUGOPAL

Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state: 
  • (a) whether the Union Government has taken any steps to provide additional working days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to flood affected States including Kerala; 
  • (b) if so, the details of total working days allotted additionally Statewise; 
  • (c) the number of working days allotted during the last four years in various States including Kerala; and 
  • (d) the quantum of funds allocated, sanctioned and released under MGNREGS so far to various states including Kerala, State-wise? 
ADDITIONAL+WORKING+DAYS+UNDER+MGNREGS
ANSWER 
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT 
(SHRI RAM KRIPAL YADAV) 

(a)&(b)  An additional 50 days of wage employment are provided over and above 100 days in the notified drought affected areas or natural calamity areas in the country on recommendation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Additional 50 days of wage employment provided in notified areas of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Kerala. 

(c)  The State/UT-wise details of persondays generated including Kerala under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) during the last four financial years are given at Annexure-I. 

(d)  Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (MGNREGA) is a demand driven wage employment Scheme hence no State/UT- wise allocation of fund is made. State/UT-wise details of central funds released including Kerala under the MGNREGS during the current financial Year 2018-19 (as on 31.12.2018) are given at Annexure-II. 

Annexure-I referred in reply to part (c) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 3894 dated 03.01.2019

Sl No

States
Persondays generated (in lakh)
2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
1
ANDHRA PRADESH 1559.05 1992.10 2058.78 2120.29
2
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 19.38 50.45 85.35 42.80
3
ASSAM 210.95 486.33 466.09 481.13
4
BIHAR 351.98 670.92 858.36 817.65
5
CHHATTISGARH 555.90 1013.97 885.94 1199.29
6
GOA 1.73 1.07 1.26 0.99
7
GUJARAT 181.50 225.41 271.06 353.09
8
HARYANA 61.65 48.48 84.92 90.37
9
HIMACHAL PRADESH 190.77 177.71 236.61 220.06
10
JAMMU AND KASHMIR 121.09 316.32 315.59 374.31
11
JHARKHAND 453.34 585.61 707.44 592.75
12
KARNATAKA 433.28 598.38 914.06 857.43
13
KERALA 588.72 741.74 684.62 619.59
14
MADHYA PRADESH 1175.40 1237.42 1130.39 1622.62
15
MAHARASHTRA 613.85 763.37 708.98 825.32
16
MANIPUR 101.17 75.33 119.03 61.25
17
MEGHALAYA 167.35 199.71 282.55 291.88
18
MIZORAM 42.70 131.26 168.23 144.38
19
NAGALAND 89.99 212.07 290.71 235.64
20
ODISHA 535.40 894.46 774.48 922.12
21
PUNJAB 64.56 144.34 157.73 223.14
22
RAJASTHAN 1686.19 2341.25 2596.74 2397.74
23
SIKKIM 24.13 43.84 46.12 34.61
24
TAMIL NADU 2679.65 3686.75 3999.42 2388.81
25
TELANGANA 1032.07 1417.76 1082.19 1147.54
26
TRIPURA 511.76 538.76 460.67 176.04
27
UTTAR PRADESH 1312.27 1822.22 1575.02 1816.26
28
UTTARAKHAND 147.33 223.87 236.71 223.04
29
WEST BENGAL 1696.30 2864.97 2355.51 3125.57
30
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR 5.17 2.68 4.12 1.90
31
LAKSHADWEEP 0.13 0.03 0.00 0.06
32
PUDUCHERRY 3.78 5.62 5.37 7.26
Total 16618.51 23514.19 23564.07 23414.93
Annexure-II referred in reply to part (d) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 3894 dated 03.01.2019
FY 2018-19 (as on 31.12.2018)
 (Rs. in lakh)
Sl No
States
Central fund released
1
A & N Islands
573.41
2
Andhra Pradesh
625812.33
3
Arunachal Pradesh
8862.79
4
Assam
84327.15
5
Bihar
211471.53
6
Chhattisgarh
247266.64
7
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
484.00
8
Goa
48.83
9
Gujarat
83455.15
10
Haryana
27692.86
11
Himachal Pradesh
57738.70
12
Jammu & kashmir
48050.74
13
Jharkhand
128818.19
14
Karnataka
280535.31
15
Kerala
214469.51
16
Lakshadweep
15.97
17
Madhya Pradesh
413528.33
18
Maharashtra
165056.55
19
Manipur
16504.69
20
Meghalaya
66081.70
21
Mizoram
34319.81
22
Nagaland
13886.48
23
Odisha
194067.77
24
Puducherry
1275.64
25
Punjab
42358.37
26
Rajasthan
447021.46
27
Sikkim
8157.34
28
Tamil Nadu
385932.41
29
Telangana
273898.43
30
Tripura
34163.59
31
Uttar Pradesh
459178.03
32
Uttarakhand
48481.08
33
West Bengal
641716.36
Total
5265251.13
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